Soccer Team (band)

Soccer Team is an American band from Washington, D.C., featuring Ryan Nelson (The Most Secret Method, Beauty Pill)[1] and Melissa Quinley.[2]

Soccer Team
OriginWashington, D.C., U.S.
Years active2006–present
MembersRyan Nelson
Melissa Quinley
Dennis Kane
Jason Hutto


Ryan Nelson and Melissa Quinley met as co-workers at Dischord Records[3] and began writing songs together in Nelson's house.[4] Slowly a collection of fourteen tracks[2] was amassed that the duo releasess-date=January 22, 2020}}</ref> Nelson then relocated to Flint, Michigans When Nelson returned to D.C. in suitarist Jason Hutto (The Aquarium, Warm Sun) and Quinley's husband,[3] drummer Dennis Kane.[2] This lineup released the band's second album, Real Lessons In Cynicism, in 2015.[5][6]


  • "Volunteered” Civility and Professionalism (2006, Dischord Records)[7]
  • Real Lessons In Cynicism (2015, Dischord Records)[8]


  1. ^ Skolnik, Jes. "Soccer Team, "Best Employed New Beau"". Impose. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c Cohen, Matt (October 1, 2015). "Listen: Soccer Team, 'Too Many Lens Flares'". Washington City Paper. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  3. ^ a b Sexton, Courtney (October 9, 2015). "Goooal: The Grand Return Of Indie-Rock Kickers Soccer Team". WAMU. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  4. ^ "Soccer Team". South by Southwest. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  5. ^ Sacher, Andrew (October 1, 2015). "Soccer Team releasing 'Real Lessons In Cynicism' on Dischord (stream two tracks)". Brooklyn Vegan. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  6. ^ Bannister, Jonathan (November 23, 2015). "Soccer Team - "Real Lessons In Cynicism"". Post-Trash. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  7. ^ Borthwick, Jamie (December 12, 2006). "Soccer Team - Volunteered Civility and Professionalism". The Skinny. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  8. ^ Fischer, Jonathan L. (October 30, 2015). "Soccer Team's Real Lessons in Cynicism, Reviewed". Washington City Paper. Retrieved January 22, 2020.

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